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Welcome to Amity ...
Although we found mention of Amity during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Amity was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Amity was located in Prowers County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Amity to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Amity - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Amity, please Contact Us.
From Place Names in Colorado,<2> the origin of Amity is described as "Named by the Salvation Army when they established a colony here in 1898"
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Amity might be (or was) located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Amity would be found within the (719) area code.
Adding Amity to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Amity in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amity was in the The Origin of Certain Place Names.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amity on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Amity ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Amity - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amity.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Prowers County: www.prowerscounty.net/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Jun 2021